To become a mediator, you must attend a mediation training course.

The following organisations offer CMC Registered training courses which can lead to CMC Registered status (see here [link] for all of the registration requirements).

Academy of Experts
ADR-ODR International
ADR Group
Align Mediation (though not the distance learning course)
Clear ADR
Hunt ADR
London School of Mediation
Northern Independent Mediation
Regents University London
Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
Society of Mediators
University of Central Lancashire


Continuing professional development

The following courses and events may help mediators meet their training and development needs….

South West Mediator Forum: Probate, Inheritance and Court of Protection 

17 September 2018


CEDR and the Association of South West Mediators invite you to join our expert panel of mediators to share their experiences of handling complex probate, inheritance and Court of Protection disputes and the typical issues they see arising both with the client and their advisers.


Save Time, Save Money, Save Stress: Resolving Conflict the Easy Way

21 November 2018


More details coming soon.


Save Time, Save Money, Save Stress: Resolving Conflict the Easy Way

16 October 2018

Newcastle upon Tyne

Acas and the Civil Mediation Council are delighted to invite you to join us at Trinity Chambers on the quayside to hear leading speakers share their unique experiences of mediation when dealing with conflict in the workplace.

The Programme includes:

• Interactive Workplace Conflict Professor Paul Latreille, Sheffield University:

• Roleplay – How situations arise… Employment team, Hay & Kilner:

• The Acas Mediation model Malcolm Phillips, Acas

• Judicial Mediation Andrew Crammond, Trinity Chambers:

• Using mediation – an employer’s perspective Tanya Mountain, PD Ports

• Unsuccessful mediation and how to turn refusal or failure to your advantage David Whincup, Squire Patton Boggs:

• Panel Q&A session

The purpose of this list is to enable mediators to easily find courses and events that they may find of interest and of use. Except where stated, the courses are not provided by the CMC and CMC takes no responsibility for these. The CMC will use its discretion in determining which courses and events to include, but will generally include events related to mediation and which may be of interest to our members.

If you are organising a mediation course or event and would like to have it listed here, please e-mail with the brief details of the event.